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What is wrongful termination?

Wrongful termination may seem to be an easy category to interpret, but there are certain requirements of a case that need to be present in order for a case to be considered wrongful termination.

Wrongful termination occurs when the reason that a person is fired is illegal. A person can be fired or quit a job for any reason at any time, it only becomes illegal when the reason that they are being let go it not legal.

Texas has the “at-will” doctrine that puts limits on how a person can file these lawsuits. In order to file a successful wrongful termination suit, there has to be some type of grounds including breach of contract, retaliation, discrimination, breach of good faith, and the violation of public policy.

If you or a loved one feels as if you were wrongfully terminated from your job, you need experienced representation on your side to help you get your case together. Contact the Austin wrongful termination lawyers of The Melton Law Firm by calling 512-330-0017.

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